The New York Times on Monday named new Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman one of its 93 “most stylish” personalities of 2022, sparking backlash against the newspaper on social media, including by Democrat’s wife.
“Not [John Fetterman]!! Recount!!! “, the wife of senator-elect Gisele Fetterman wrote on Twitter on Monday, reacting in disbelief to the accolade.
The outlet celebrated Fetterman, whose usual attire on the campaign trail involved a hoodie, basketball shorts and sneakers, as the lawmaker who’s “going to bring Carhartt to the Capitol,” a reference to the American clothing company. work.
“Total liberal bias, [the New York Times]!” Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) jokingly wrote on Twitter. “Not only do I have the best hair in Congress, but I brought [Carhartt] on Capitol Hill four years ago.
” How [the New York Times] justify putting John Fetterman on the same list as the late Queen Elizabeth? Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) staffer Sheridan Nolen said on Twitter.
“What is[the New York Times] smoker?” Nachama Soloveichik, DC political consultant, wrote incredulous.
Others on social media took the opportunity to shoot Fetterman himself for his clothing choices.
“No one can believe that Fetterman is truly stylish. He dresses like someone who hangs out in a vape shop or convenience store all day,” author John Hawkins wrote in a tweet.
“2022 is the year of goblin fashion. Dress like a redneck and be on the NYT’s Most Stylish List,” said journalist Ian Miles Cheong. reflexive.
Pennsylvania’s incumbent lieutenant governor wasn’t the only political or Beltway-type leader to make the list.
Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson also made the list with the document citing her personal adornments as notable accessories.
“The new Supreme Court Justice has brought statement necklaces to the Marble Palace,” The New York Times said.
New York Mayor Eric Adams (D) has ‘it’, according to the New York Times style bureau, and also made the top 93
“Call it ‘arrogance’ (as he did), call it style: Either way, there’s no denying the party mayor has it, along with a closet full of impeccably tailored suits,” the newspaper wrote.
While Vice President Kamala Harris was not on the list, her daughter-in-law Ella Emhoff did, with the newspaper highlighting her “cartoonish personal style”.
“Not even the orbit of the buttoned-up White House, where Ms. Emhoff’s mother-in-law works as vice president, could pull the knitwear designer and IMG model away from her cartoonish personal style,” wrote the New York. Times.
Fetterman, Jackson, Adams and Emhoff were joined on the list by entertainment luminaries such as Rihanna, Ben Affleck, Timothée Chalamet, Lil Nas X, Anne Hathaway and Brad Pitt.
“Love them or hate them, they all have at least one thing in common. At some point in the last 12 months, they got us talking about: how we dress, how we live, and how we choose to express ourselves. We welcome dissent. But we are undoubtedly right,” the newspaper said of its 93 picks.
New York Post